From: Philippe Verdy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 24 2007 - 12:30:39 CDT
Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:
> Ah, OK. Having looked up the Standard, I now see that my assumption
> was incorrect. The Mtavruli style referred to at the bottom of p.
> 249 is what I described here:
> > However, Georgian script has been influenced by the surrounding
> > bicameral alphabets, to the extent that newspaper headlines and
> > such are often written in a "capital" style where the letters are
> > stretched to be all the same height (no ascenders or descenders).
> Note especially the last sentence of the paragraph in the Standard:
> "Mtavruli is a font style, similar to SMALL CAPS in the Latin
> script". I would take this to mean that it is outside the scope of
> Unicode, and should be applied using higher-level mechanisms.
So you know the answer:
Do this exactly like with Latin text in small capitals. Encode the normal
text in HTML text elements, and apply style on top of it using CSS (font
size adjustment, or a small-caps style available in fonts, but I doubt
you'll find many Georgian fonts with glyphs defined for the small-caps
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